Tag Archive for foundation installation

Steel cutting ceremony for Bokalift 2 conversion project

On 17 May, a steel cutting ceremony took place at the shipyard Drydocks World in Dubai for the Bokalift 2 conversion project. The new crane vessel for Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) is being prepared for foundation transportation and installation work in the Changfang and Xidao offshore wind farm project in Taiwan.  This milestone marks…

Van Oord selected for Saint-Brieuc OWF foundation works

Van Oord has been contracted by Ailes Marines to transport and install all foundations in the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm. Ailes Marines, a consortium of Spanish Iberdrola Group and French companies RES and Caisse Des Dépôts, will be building the wind farm some 20 km off the coast of France in the bay of Saint-Brieuc.…

Van Oord installs submerged Slip Joint at Borssele V

Van Oord installed the Slip Joint foundation in the 19 MW Borssele V offshore wind site last week, using its installation vessel Aeolus. It is one of several innovations that are applied at the innovation site which is part of the Borssele wind farm zone. It was the first time a submerged Slip Joint was…

Vattenfall awards Subsea 7 Hollandse Kust Zuid 1-4 job

Vattenfall has awarded Subsea 7 a large installation contract for its Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) 1-4 offshore wind farm project, located between 18-36km off the Dutch coast in the North Sea. The contracted work scope includes the transport and installation of approximately 140 wind turbine monopile foundations and 315 km of 66kV inter array grid…

Start foundation construction at Borssele 1 + 2 OWF

Over the weekend the first monopile foundations have been installed at the 752 MW Borssele 1 + 2 offshore wind farm, project owner Ørsted reported. The wind farm, the first in the Netherlands for the Danish developer, is planned to be fully operational by the end of this year. It will then be the largest…

Boskalis bags large foundation contract for Taiwanese offshore wind farm

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a large foundation contract for the 600 MW Taiwanese Changfang and Xidao offshore wind farm (CFXD OWF), a project by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners. The contract was awarded to Boskalis in partnership with Taiwanese partner Hwa Chi Construction Co. Ltd. The companies will execute the project as BoWei (Boskalis HwaChi Offshore Wind…

Foundation installation Borssele 1 & 2 to start in December

At the moment several companies are busy prducing the components for the 752 MW Borssele 1 & 2 Offshore Wind Farm which will rise off the coast of Vlissingen. Wind farm owner Ørsted expects the first foundation installation activities to start by mid-December. Borssele 1 & 2 will comprise 94 8MW turbines from Siemens Gamesa.…

Van Oord completes foundation installation at East Anglia ONE OWF

With the installation of the last of 102 jacket foundations, Van Oord completed its scope of work for ScottishPower Renewables’ East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm in the UK. As a main contractor, Van Oord transported and installed all 102 foundations. It is the largest number of three-legged wind turbine foundations ever installed offshore. The jacket foundations and…

IHC IQIP invests in further development BLUE Piling Technology

IHC IQIP is investing in the BLUE Piling Technology, a way of driving piles for offshore wind using hydropower. It has decided to join forces with Jasper Winkes, the developer of the hammer with the BLUE Piling Technology. According to IHC IQIP, BLUE Piling is a logical step in the further development and growth of…